According to the organisers 65 people attended Sinn Féin’s Slógadh or Irish language conference in Newry on Saturday.
It was held in Gaeláras Mhic Ardghail in the city.
The Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams opened the conference.
Many Sinn Fein leadership figures were in attendance, including Culture Minister Carán Ní Chuilín and the Education Minister John O’Dowd.
Conamara Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh and parry Chair Declan Kearney also attended.
Here are some of the contributions.
Trevor Ó Clochartaigh
Dr. Pádraig Ó Tiarnaigh, Conradh na Gaeilge.
An tOllamh Malachy Ó Néill, Ulster University